This image is a composite of 25 separate images spanning the period of April 16, 2012, to April 15, 2013. It uses the SDO AIA wavelength of 171 angstroms and reveals the zones on the sun where active regions are most common during this part of the solar cycle.
Credit: NASA/SDO/AIA/S. Wiessinger
I loved this video so I had to share. Meanwhile in the kitchen I’m working on Friday’s recipe exchange.
Watch it in HD if you can. I love the music. There is something comforting about the whole thing. No matter what, the sun keeps turning. The original link to all the information is here.